Dry needling is a safe and effective Western medicine technique where sterile acupuncture needles are used to reliever tight bands of tension in over-active muscles. The very fine single filament needles are inserted into the muscle targeting these “triggers points” or “knots”.
As a team, the crew here at IFC are dedicated to helping each and every one of you reach your personal goals. In order to help do this, we have introduced a brand new service fondly known as the Functional Movement Screen (FMS)
Whether you are a pro athlete or a passionate weekend warrior, the likelihood is you are always striving to achieve better. It doesn’t matter if your activity of choice is running, rugby, hiking or, like our crew in the gym, lifting heavy things, Pilate's has been proven to be the perfect adjunct to any training regime to help you take your performance to the next level.
This week I have decided to take a look at one of the most common problem areas we see coming through the clinic, the group of muscles affectionately known as ‘the posterior chain’. So to start with, what is the posterior chain?
This week I wanted to dedicate our blog to our newest affiliates, the awesome British Dragon Boat team. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this hugely popular and ever expanding sport, Dragon boating is a 2000 year old form of rowing originating in China. One boat typically consists of 20 paddlers, 1 drummer or ‘caller’ to keep rhythm and 1 ‘sweep’ or steerer.